Sackcloth: Made of Coarse Hair
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Matthew 3:4
And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leather girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
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Revelation 6:12
And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, see, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
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Daniel: a Pattern for Pleaders
... Oriental custom which expresses the inward thought and feeling by the outward act,
he put on a coarse garment made of hair, black, called sackcloth; and then ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 61 1915/daniel a pattern for pleaders.htm

Yezidees, or Worshippers of the Devil.
... in the fitting employment of weaving 'sackcloth of hair ... Coarse felt carpets were
spread for our seats in the ... the British government, much might be made of them ...
/.../hayward/the book of religions/yezidees or worshippers of the.htm

Ignatius Leaves his Native Land --What He did at Montserrat and at ...
... He therefore bought a piece of sackcloth, poorly woven, and ... bought, also, a pair
of shoes of coarse stuff that ... the consent of his confessor he made in writing ...
/.../loyola/the autobiography of st ignatius/chapter ii ignatius leaves his.htm

The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
... the ministry, on account of which it was bestowed, and it was only the man John,
and not the prophet, who made the inquiry ... Sackcloth was a coarse fabric woven ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xlv the baptists inquiry and.htm

Of a Private Fast.
... It made Herod believe that John Baptist should live after death by a ... used, especially
in public fasts, to put on sackcloth, or other coarse apparel (Esther 4 ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bayly/the practice of piety/i of a private fast.htm

Regeneration by Faith. Of Repentance.
... presume to think that we have made greater progress ... from the frequent mention of
sackcloth, fasting, and ... a long beard, uncombed hair, and coarse clothing, so ...
/.../the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 3 regeneration by faith.htm

Of the Discipline of the Church, and Its Principal Use in Censures ...
... now treat, whenever supplication is to be made to God ... with long beard, dishevelled
hair, and coarse garments, so ... that they should hasten to sackcloth and ashes ...
/.../the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 12 of the discipline.htm

The Paradoxes of Christianity
... I give one coarse instance of what I mean. ... that priests never fought, a hundred things
made plausible the ... naked and hungry habits; with its sackcloth and dried ...
/.../chesterton/orthodoxy/vi the paradoxes of christianity.htm

Letter cxxx. To Demetrias.
... Then dressing herself in a coarse tunic and throwing ... the violence of sensual passion
he made himself the ... troubled me my clothing was sackcloth." [3703] Eve was ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter cxxx to demetrias.htm

Prolegomena. Section i. --The Life.
... upon his loins with a belt, is to be coarse, not of a ... rescinded by the act of the
Council, he made up his ... bed was of straw with a covering of sackcloth, and a ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/prolegomena section i the life.htm



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